Packaging and storage
Preserve in tight containers, protected from light and moisture. Store at controlled room temperature.
Label it to indicate the average nominal molecular weight of esters as part of the official title. The label also indicates the nominal saponification value.
Hydroxyl value 401:
between 36 and 85, determined on a 1.0-g specimen, accurately weighed.
Fatty acid composition 401:
not more than 15.0% of caprylic acid is found; not more than 12.0% of capric acid is found; between 30% and 50% of lauric acid is found; between 5% and 25% of myristic acid is found; between 4% and 25% of palmitic acid is found; and between 5% and 35% of stearic acid is found.
Total ash 561:
not more than 0.1%, determined on a 1.0-g specimen.
Limit of free ethylene oxide and dioxane
Proceed as directed in the test for Limit of free ethylene oxide and dioxane
under Caprylocaproyl Polyoxylglycerides:
not more than 1 µg of ethylene oxide per g is found; and not more than 10 µg of dioxane per g is found.